“She’s the only option": Hondurans hope Xiomara Castro can lead the nation in a new direction

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“She’s the only option": Hondurans hope Xiomara Castro can lead the nation in a new direction

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Xiomara Castro, presidential candidate for the opposition Libre party speaks during a rally in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. Photograph: Yoseph Amaya/Reuters - The Guardian

A week ahead of what may be Honduras’s most consequential election since the country’s return to democracy in 1982, the leading opposition candidate for president delivered her final address to an audience of fervent supporters.

“Today we are united as an opposition to say enough! Enough of so much theft, corruption and drug trafficking,” said Xiomara Castro, 62, as she addressed the crowd in Tegucigalpa on Sunday. “Enough suffering for the Honduran people.”

Click here to read the full article published by the Guardian on 24 November 2021.


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